What Is a "Felony 5" in Ohio?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 1:27:16 PM ET
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A fifth-degree felony in Ohio is a crime that, if convicted, carries a prison term of between six and 12 months and/or a fine of up to $2,500. Crimes that are considered class 5s in Ohio include illegal gambling, breaking and entering, and the exchange or possession of illegal items.

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